In his life, Christ is an example showing us how to live; in His death, He is a sacrifice satisfying for our sins; in His resurrection, a conqueror; in His ascension, a king; in His intercession, a high priest. --Martin Luther
For even hereunto were ye called: because Christ also suffered for us, leaving us an example, that ye should follow his steps: 1 Peter 2:21
So often we look to our Pastor, an Evangelist, a Sunday School Teacher, or every another church member comparing our Christian walk with theirs. It is easy to pick out the bad habits others have and boost ourselves up, never really growing in the grace of God.
What should I do preacher? Look to Christ! Compare yourself to His sacrifice, His holiness, His honesty, His giving, His mercy, His grace, and so on. When comparing ourselves to Him…how bad do we look then? Our hearts are black as can be when compared to Jesus. Can we boost ourselves up at all? Consider with me Colossians 2:6, As ye have therefore received Christ Jesus the Lord, so walk ye in him: